Dr. Sylvester Amara Lamin

Associate Professor

Dr. Sylvester Amara Lamin
6158985561
6158985428
Room 167, Academic Classroom Building (ACB)
MTSU Box 139, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Fall 2022

Wednesday and Thursday

10:15am - 11:15am

12:15pm - 2:15pm

or by appointment

Global Expertise

Countries and/or Territories of Expertise

    Languages Spoken

      Areas of Global Specialization

        Degree Information

        • PHD, Ohio State University (2012)
        • MSW, Ohio State University (2006)

        Areas of Expertise

        Police Social Work

        Criminal Justice Social Work

        Advanced Generalist Practice with Communities and Organizations

        Advanced Generalist Practice with Individuals and Families

        International Social Work

        Women and Higher Education Administration

        Publications

         Refereed Publication:

        Zuo, J. &Lamin, S.A. (2021). Chinese family culture: Its change and continuity and counseling implications. Cognella Publishers.

        Books   Lamin, S.A.  (2019). Test banks, quizzes, discussion questions, and chapter activitie...

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         Refereed Publication:

        Zuo, J. &Lamin, S.A. (2021). Chinese family culture: Its change and continuity and counseling implications. Cognella Publishers.

        Books   Lamin, S.A.  (2019). Test banks, quizzes, discussion questions, and chapter activities for Lane, S.R., Palley, E. & Shdaimah, C. (2019). Social policy in a changing world. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

          Lamin, S.A. (2019). Disability Rights are Human Rights: A Situational Analysis of Persons with Disabilities in Sierra Leone. In M.R. Izarali, O Masakure & B. Ibhawah (Eds.), Human rights in Africa: Expanding perspectives (pp. 179-192). New York, NY: Routledge  

        Teboh, C. & Lamin, S.A. (2018). Challenges and the prospects for student-breadwinners: A critical appraisal of push-factors among immigrant students in the USA.  In S.O. Oloruntoba (Ed.), Africa and its diaspora: History, identities, and economy. Austin, TX. Pan African University Press.

          Lamin, S.A. (2017). PowerPoints for Netting, F. E., Kettner, P. M., McMurtry, S. L., & Thomas, M. L. (2017). Social work macro practice (6th Ed.).  Boston: Pearson.  

        Teboh, C., Togo-Malm, P. & Lamin, S. A. (2015). Unmasking the hidden identity of elderly African immigrants in the United States (pp. 107-116). In Baffoe, M., Asimeng-Boahene, L., & Ogbuagu, B.C. (Eds.), Settlers in transition: Pathways and roadblocks to settlement and citizenship of Newcomers in New Homelands. Ronkonkoma, NY: Linus Learning.

        Lamin, S.A. (2005). The Coconut Bond. Frederick, Maryland: Publish America.  

        Lamin, S.A. (2007). Women and Development in Sierra Leone. Frederick, Maryland: Publish America.

        Lamin, S.A. An Introduction to Social Work in Sierra Leone: An Emerging Profession.   Sierra Leone Writers Series (Work in Progress).

        Lamin, S.A.  An Introduction to criminal justice social work (Work in Progress).  

        Lamin, S.A. & Teboh, C. (Eds.), Democratic citizenship and social welfare (Work in Progress).

          

        Peer-Reviewed Journals Articles  

        Teboh, C. &Lamin, S.A. (2020). Acceptance and inclusivity: An Islamic artforms perspectives. Journal of Mental Health and Social Behavior (2) 109-119.

        Lamin, S.A. & Teboh, C. (2016). Situational analysis of the emergence and spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone. Journal of Global Social Welfare (4) 41-49.  

        Lamin, S.A. & Teboh, C. (2016). Police Social Work and Community Policing. Journal of Cogent Social Sciences 1-13.  

        Teboh, C & Lamin, S.A. (2015). Innovative teaching in social work education. A collaborative learning technique. International Journal of Education and Social Science 2(4) 6-13.  

        Lamin, S.A. (2015). Teaching international social work education at CSWE accredited programs in Midwestern United States. International Journal of Education and Social Sciences 2(3) 85-92.  

         

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